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UK Crowdfunding Association Partners on Fall Crowdfest Event

Crowdfest 2016

The UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) is partnering on a forthcoming crowdfunding event scheduled to take place in London this coming fall. Crowdfest is described as a “multi-streamed forum with over 50 speakers, taking place in October with a capacity of 700.”  Crowdfest strives to be the industry’s leading… Read More

Global Fintech Investment Growth (Infographic)

UK Queen Elizabeth Money

Below is an infographic created in conjunction with London Fintech Week which commences next Monday (July 18).  The research compiled on Fintech growth is quite interesting showing a dramatic increase in the Asia Pacific region and slowing growth in the UK.  China has overtaken Europe,… Read More

London Fintech Week Opens Next Week as UK Fintech Investment Slows

London Loves Fintech

The annual London Fintech Week will open on Monday with Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor for Business, kicking off the event. London is well recognized as perhaps the leading Fintech hub in the world so it is interesting to note the gathering takes place as Fintech… Read More

LendIt & AMTD Group Partner on Hong Kong Investment Summit

Hong Kong International Airport

LendIt and AMTD Group, a diversified financial service firm based in Hong Kong, have announced they are joining together to host the “first” Global Fintech Investment Summit in Hong Kong later this month. LendIt stated that over 80 Asian investors and 35+ international fintech companies… Read More

Three Crowdfunding Industry Leaders Join in Organizing Crowd Invest Summit

Goren Holm Marble

Three early equity crowdfunding advocates, Alon Goren, Josef Holm and Darren Marble, have joined together to create the Crowd Invest Summit scheduled to take place in Los Angeles this December. Goren is co-founder of InvestedIn, a software platform that can power crowdfunding campaigns. He is… Read More

Brief: OurCrowd Among Winners of the 2016 Red Herring Awards

Team OurCrowd

On Thursday, global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced it was among the winners of the 2016 Red Herring Awards. Since its establishment in 1996, the tech magazine reportedly reviews thousands of candidates for each of its three Top 100 awards  for Asia, Europe and the Americas…. Read More

Lendit China Rebrands as Lang Di Fintech. Adds PitchIt

Jason Jones and Ning Tang

Lendit is expanding its portfolio of activities this year by launching Lang Di Fintech, their inaugural Chinese conference.  Lang Di means “enlighten” or “inspiration” thus representing the future of finance in the largest Fintech market in the world. Lang Di Fintech will take place in… Read More

OTC Markets to Host Retail, Consumer Technology & Crowdfunding Workshop in Los Angeles

Jason Paltrowitz

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of open, transparent and connected financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, announced on Monday that it is hosting a retail, consumer technology and crowdfunding workshop,”Consumers as Investors – Redefining Financing Options for Entrepreneurs,” in Los Angeles… Read More

SBE Council, CFIRA & CCA Announce Crowdfunding Tech Showcase Participants

US Capitol Washington DC

The Crowdfunding Technology Showcase and Celebration scheduled for next Monday (May 16, 2016) has announced the organizations representing the five sectors of the crowdfunding ecosystem that will showcase at the DC Demo Day portion of the event. The Showcase and Celebration is being coordinated with… Read More

ECN Crowdcamp Will Tackle Investments in Renewable Energy at Forthcoming Event

Sunset in Muskoka

Climate change and renewable energy are two hot topics today. Policymakers and other stakeholders continue to debate the specifics while a growing majority of people view clean energy as an important and strategic goal for the world. The United Nations in their most recent report… Read More

Crowdfunding Compliance Event Adds State Securities Officials to Presenter List

Ronak Patel and Jeffery Kruske

With Title II accredited crowdfunding and Reg A+ crowdfunding picking up steam, interest is growing as to how best leverage the internet to raise capital online.  Until the JOBS Act of 2012, it was forbidden to “generally solicit” or advertise certain private placements. But at… Read More

#LenditUSA Bigger than Ever as Online Lending Begins to Mature

Crowd at LenditUSA 2016 Peter Thiel

  LenditUSA 2016 was bigger than ever. If you look back just three years the venue and the organizers have scaled what was once a relatively small gathering of 375 industry participants in 2013 to one that is truly a global event with over 3,500… Read More

Race to Scale: £100 Million Funding Drive to Support British Business Launched by Crowdfinders

Horse Race Color Sketch

Event organizer Crowdfinders has joined with a group of high-profile partners to launch an annual £100 million funding drive to raise both equity and debt capital to help scale UK SMEs. The partnership includes the following entities; Seedrs, SyndicateRoom, UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA), Crowdcube,… Read More

Minister of Economy Gives French Crowdfunding Sector a Boost

French Crowdfunding Event with Minister of Economy Emmanuel Macron

The French Minister of Economy, Emmanuel Macron was the guest star of the 3rd annual meeting of the French crowdfunding association. He expressed his commitment to the crowdfunding economy, shared his views on the regulation of innovation, and, to prove his point, announced several significant… Read More

OTC Markets to Host “Mini-Conference”, Will Feature Barry Silbert of Digital Currency Group

Barry Silbert

OTC Markets Group (OTCQX:OTCM) will be hosting a “mini-conference” entitled Capital Raising 2.0 to discuss the process of raising capital and potentially going public under the JOBS Act exemptions. The event held at the OTC Markets office will present an introduction to crowdfunding portals and… Read More

Fintech Startups and The Future of Banking

whirlpool vortex change disruption

Will fintech startups cause the demise of banks or come to their rescue? This was one of the topics debated at The “Future of Banking” event held by The Economist in Paris on March 10th 2016. The Future of Banking was aptly subtitled “Survival of… Read More

Fintech Law in Asia Conference Scheduled to Take Place in Japan

Chen Hung Yi

In response to the rapid increase of Fintech in Asia, a new conference has been launched to address the fast changing environment for financial firms. The 2016  Fintech Law in Asia Conference is scheduled to take place at Nagoya University in Japan this April. The… Read More

At Execfintech: Frankfurt Vies to Become the New FinTech Capital

execfintech in Frankfurt opening

When thinking about Frankfurt, Finance immediately comes into mind. But FinTech? Not necessarily. Well, if it goes according to Execfintech, this is about to change. In its 3rd edition, Execfintech is a Fintech networking event, part pitching and part conference style panels and presentations –… Read More